Pawnshop as an instrument of microenterprise credit in Malaysia

Abd. Ghafar Ismail, Nor Zakiah Ahmad

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Abstract

Reports that poverty alleviation is a particular developmental focus in Malaysian plans. Reveals that for this to be attained microenterprises are encouraged, and that the financing of microenterprises by means of pawnshop loans in small amounts and with low risk is a popular one among the marginal groups. Examines the efficacy of this instrument of microenterprise financing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1343-1352
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Social Economics
Volume24
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Keywords

  • Finance
  • Financial markets
  • Malaysia

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  • Economics and Econometrics
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Pawnshop as an instrument of microenterprise credit in Malaysia. / Ismail, Abd. Ghafar; Ahmad, Nor Zakiah.

In: International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 24, No. 11, 1997, p. 1343-1352.

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Ismail, Abd. Ghafar ; Ahmad, Nor Zakiah. / Pawnshop as an instrument of microenterprise credit in Malaysia. In: International Journal of Social Economics. 1997 ; Vol. 24, No. 11. pp. 1343-1352.
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